• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Falklands War

Explore Falklands War stories

Members of 3 Para celebrate victory, 1982

The British Army and the Falklands War

In April 1982, British soldiers joined a naval task force sent to re-take the Falkland Islands after their surprise capture by the Argentine military. They went on to play a key part in the land campaign that helped secure victory in the war.

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Providing gun cover for troops coming ashore, San Carlos, 1982

10 May - 17 June 2022


Falklands at 40

Discover the story of the Islanders whose lives were altered by the Falklands War. This special display pays homage to the brave souls of the British Task Force, but also showcases the optimism and vibrancy of a community with a thriving future.

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Detail from 'Jigsaw Puzzles: Tactical Intelligence in the Falklands War' book cover

10 June 2022, 12.00pm


Tactical Intelligence in the Falklands War

Join Colonel Giles Orpen-Smellie as he provides a first-hand perspective on the use of tactical intelligence during the Falklands War.

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'Our Boys' book cover
In Conversation

11 June 2022, 2.00pm


The Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War

Prize-winning historian Helen Parr brings to life the experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the conflict's impact.

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